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FLU VACCINATION CLINIC- 50-64

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FLU VACCINATION UPDATE:

The surgery is now running a clinic on the 12th December 2020 at our Middleton Practice for ages 50-64 for the Flu Jab. You do not need to be at risk for this vaccination. If you would like one, please contact either surgery to book.

The surgery is now also running a clinic on the 10th December 2020 and 17th December 2020 at our Yapton Practice for over 65's for the flu jab. Please call either surgery to book.

Thank you

Avisford Medical Group

FLU

Summary Care Record

Summary Care Record

There is a new Central NHS Computer System called the Summary Care Record (SCR). It is an electronic record which contains information about the medicines you take, allergies you suffer from and any bad reactions to medicines you have had.

 

Why do I need a Summary Care Record?

Storing information in one place makes it easier for healthcare staff to treat you in an emergency, or when your GP practice is closed.

This information could make a difference to how a doctor decides to care for you, for example which medicines they choose to prescribe for you.

Who can see it?

Only healthcare staff involved in your care can see your Summary Care Record. 

 

How do I know if I have one?

Over half of the population of England now have a Summary Care Record. You can find out whether Summary Care Records have come to your area by looking at our interactive map or by asking your GP

Do I have to have one?

No, it is not compulsory. If you choose to opt out of the scheme, then you will need to complete a form and bring it along to the surgery. You can use the form at the foot of this page.

More Information

For further information visit the NHS Care records website

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